The Fort Stockton Pioneer. (Fort Stockton, Tex.), Vol. 5, No. 45, Ed. 1 Friday, February 14, 1913 Page: 1 of 8
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Drop in and See Us When in Town, and
if We Can Be of Any Service to
You. CALL ON US.
Your Banking Business Solicited
tottffei An mi iky InttiUM
Be Rrymrited ta the
\N a-hmvrton. D. (’,, Fob. 7.
Th«* inaugural pantile for l*rv»
dent elect Wilaon now pr«»ttus«
to In* on«* of the longest
moat interesting thut
I MMMet i through Pennsylvania
Avenue from the Capital to the
White House. Aside from the
strictly naval and military con-
tingents. the college representa-
tives there will la* one of the
large and varied features.
by mu tine
appear- in absolute control of th«*
city, with the mutineers olieying
his every command.
Two hundred have iieen killed
and and several hundred injured in
ever has the rioting since Sunday morn-
ing. Many of the dead and
wounded are women and chi I-
citizens MAMinlilol at the Stock-
ton Hotel, as Mr. Stilwell had ex-
press'd a desire to meet the |**o-
ple of Fort Stockton. He is now
in feeble health, partly vanned by
a fall from an elevator over a
year ag«>. anil largely, we think.
ing that the>
present at I
r»f the class. I
an nt hi
»' were wantol to
S indav Schist and
to afterward take
her. These cards
brought them “home.” or rather
city prison and practically every
|M)int of vantage, (ien. Mondra-
gon, inventor of the famous Mon-
Practically all of
colleges dragon cannon, commands
<lrS? V / i ! * " ' from disappointment and worry back to Sunday School, for aever-
.S.1j’l.III! over the failure of remaining at al been missing in class the
the head of the Orient railroad iast Sundays, among them
until its completion. .the writer. But. nevertheless.
After the people were gathered wt* had a la^ge attendance last
in the lobby of the hotel, he came Sunday, and w ith the weather
room and sat on the ®?*init us, too. About eighteen
counter while he delivered an or twenty were present, and good
address, which aroused the sym- wor^ wa*s done in class, even
pathy of all present. He de- though some of us had not studied
nounced in most scathing terms our lesson.
.r . ... _. ... . . , . _ ... , the great money powers of the After Sunday School most of
uniform or as civilians. The War the rebels. (,en. Blanquet s Unjted Sutrtshowinlf how they the claw remained for church,
in the eastern part of the country
will have representatives in the
parade. Several smaller colleges
in the Southern States today sig-
mutinou** artillerymen subject to f ,
the orders of Diaz, on a hill over- 1,0,11 **
litoking the city.
Troops summoned by Madero
nified their intention of sending from outside the city have ar-
groups of marchers, either in rived but have refused to fight
Shaw Abstract Company
A. VV. Dunn. Mgr. Fort Stockton, Tex.
Department decided today that it I command of 1000 men is one of
I may use a portion of its appro-1 these.
priation for army transportation, Bridges leading out of the city
which will include the West Point have l**en destroyed to prevent
followed and harassed him in all and afu*r church we all made a
his financial enterprises because “grand inarch for the home of
he would not join with them, and Mrs. Sachse, where, we had l»een
how, at last, after years of strug- t°ld, a large turkey awaited us.
had^ team\*that'they*would have Madero^jn^thT,nefv(Tt^harafny * K'e' he was overcome and forced A council of war was held on the
to defray their own expense. come.
Robbers, grafters w»y* and ad joined in the plot,
ueirayineir own expense. land oppressor, were mild termite see that none of Mr. Turkey
hoi-a tunc i'wla\ danger of a ien* larnardo K< yva, former which he emliellished his escaped untouched, for it was
word-picture of the Wall Street Kitting just about dinner time,
gang. He assured the people and most everyone knows how
that our boasted freedom was a bo.vs feel about that time of day.
strike of carpenters who are presidential candidate against
i erecting the parade stands threat- Madero, ex-minister of war. also
I ened to interrupt the work, but released Sunday by the mutineers,
the trouble was averted. Em- was killed in leading an attack
ploymentof nonunion electricians ujion the national palace, in which
to wire the stands for lighting President Madero commanded
'purposes was said to have been those of the troops defending the
the contention. palace who remained loyal. The
The First National Bank
0! Fort Stockton, Texas
You Prompt and Careful Attention
to Any Business Entrusted to Us
myth and a delusion; said there | 0n reaching the house we were
are 100,000,000 slaves in this ushered into the reception room,
country and a dozen rulers who where chairs were supplied for
are tyrants ruling with an iron and we were to await our
hand. His speech was charac- turn at the table. Jokes and
cherished ambitions of a lifetime alike. We were called out in
of planning and toil brought to front and hned up, so that the
• l v a a• tv • i nnntzknrvorvnnv m i a
from Washington for Augusta, father,
j Ga., immediately after the inau- Gustavo Madero, brother of the
gural ceremonies have been com- president and most hated man in
pleted. Mr. Taft will make the Mexico, is reported a rebel pris-
ride down the avenue with his oner,
successor to the White House and j
will pass through that structure Mexico C ity, Feb. 11. — Presi-
to the south portico, where he dent Madero and those who re-
will take a White House automo- mailed faithful to him during the
THE NEtt STORE
JDST A MOMENT, PLEASE!
We have Red and Yellow Onion Sets and Garden
Seed, Peas, Pumpkins, Radishes, Cauli-
flower, Musk and Watermelons, etc.
SATURDAY PHONE FOR
Fresh Vegetables Radishes, Celery, Tomatoes, Cauliflow-
er, Lettuce, Yams. All goods in this store ARE FRESH.
NO TROUBLE TO ANSWER QUESTIONS
WALL Sc CARR
TH0NC 47 mST STREET. NEXT TO AUSTIN'S BAKERY.
riots of Sunday and Monday are
gradually gaining control of the
city, after repulsing the rebels
with heavy losses.
For a time it seemed that the
. , , Government forces were disor-
The petition presented to the Kanized, but todaVa (|evel
Commissioners Court at its ses- ments show that Madero is still
sion this week asking for an or- in The entir(. oapital is
fder calling a prohibition election
bile for the union station.
Prohibiten Election Called for Commis-
sioner! Precinct No. 1, Sat-
urday, March 1st.
ruin and destruction,
this would probably be his last
visit to Fort Stockton and that
he had a desire to meet the people
once more. He had the entire
sympathy of his audience, who
heartily applauded him at the
close of his talk
He said photographer might take a shot
at us. He risked two plates on
us and then decided that was
enough, after which we returned
The dinner was a dinner such
as only good women like Mrs.
! Sachse can prepare. She had
He will leave in a short time1 ,eft nothin& undone to make it
for a year’s stay in Europe where comPlete, and, if actions speak
he hopes by absolute rest to re-1 l°uder than words, as I have
gain his health. ! often heard it said, you would
know, if you could have seen us
boys, that it was a feast long to
Following is a list of the names j be remembered by all of us, be-
from which the jurors for the; cause such feasts do not come
Both the federals and rebels at
J. H. Highsmith’s
We Meet All Trains
Haul Freight of Any Descrip-
tion and at Any Hour
After dinner, on account of a
GRAND JURY mass meeting at the church, we
J. F, Achterberg, R. L. Beaty, did not linger long in the home,
'77"' *l|'Ik""r#r mMU. u,c tions in preparation for the fight. w 'LvVf"“i^'l' 'Tt i !jut paid 8,1 due r«spects t0 our
election in the different precincts: The Government troops began . Lyons» *• NeaI* L. hostess and went our way re-
calling the election on Saturday,
March 1st. Following are the daybreaiTtoday 7okihe7po7
officers appointed to hold the
slowly closing in on the rebels.
Madero has six thousand sol-
H I Winfield W. C. Jackson. |
FORT STOCKTON BOX
C. C. Rollins, presiding officer;
W. R. Chancellor, judges.
ritory. Felix Diaz, rebel leader,
has only three thousand men
R. E. Beaty, presiding officer; unij£r his banner.
Burney Ligon, judge.
BUENA VISTA BOX
The advantage which Diaz
gained Sunday night in captur-
ing the artillery is now lost, as
W. H. Lyons, presiding officer; the Government has had time to
H. C. Alford, judge. I bring in its field guns.
El Paso, Texas, Feb. 11.-Ac-
cording to a telegram received
from ^President Madero by the
commander of the federal forces
at Juarez, the mutineers in Mex-
ico City were repulsed with heavy
loss. Telegrams signed by Pres-
Pete Kennedy, presiding officer:
A. S. Windham, judge.
Prominent Railroad Men Here.
Prominent officials of the Orient
were here this week looking after
the interests of the road, and es-ident Mi lero, giving the federal
pecially the local improvements and offic d version of the revolt
here. Following is the personnel are received
- , 7... , by federal commanders along the
of t .e party: Nick J. 0 Bnen, j northern border of Mexico to-
general manager: M. L. Mertz, j night. President Madero de-
receiver; H. S. Garrett, general; dares the Government has the
attorney; J. A. Eaton, solicitor situation well in hand and urges
for the Kansas end of the Orient, j /u?1 at
u ., . . , , , All is quiet at Juarez and Chi-
Mrs. Eaton accompanied her hus-1 huahua City.
band on the trip.
Receiver Mertz says the work
on the round-house will begin
within a few days and rushed to
completion. They expect to com-
plete the road to Alpine not later
than the first of April.
Master Don Rooney carried off
the honors at the recital last
Try the Kryptok Bifocal (Doub-
le Vision Lens) at Craven’s.
City of Mexico, Feb. 11.—The
federals and rebels fought a 7-
hour drawn battle in the heart of
the city today.
When darkness put an end to
the fighting neither side appear-
ed to nave gained any material
Estimates of the casualties run
as hiph as 1000, although accu-
rate information’ can not be ob-
tained at this time. The dead
certainly will be counted by the
Purinton, J. F. Smith, J. B.
Graham, Sam H. Murray, W. R.
Chancellor, T. M. Wood, J. L
Trent, Will Humble.
J. P. Kennedy, Gus Huck, R.
P. Lesan, T. 0. Hanson, J. W.
Cheatham. A. Flora, C. C. Ayers.
W. C. Addision, A. C. Ashworth,
J. E. Garvin, Joe Jayne, Mark
Jackson, S. N. Beezley, Chas.
Hewitt, Fred East, M. Almond.
J. H. Benson, R. H. Chaney. P.
H. Flood, C. W. Johnston. Lem
Smith, F. H. Bradley, C. C.
Fletcher, WillGraef, I). D. Dean,
F. E. Grimes. C. J. Hannsz, H.
H. Drake, John Dragoo, L. B.
Adams, Ed From me, W\ R,
Burck, Roy Girvin. Luke Girvin,
F. E. Mitchell, N. (\ Brannon.
Geo. P. Hawks last Saturday
sold to Mrs. G. A. Sachse, from
his irrigated farm, a 41-pound
turkey of the white Holland va-
riety. Mr. Hawks says this tur-
key was raised on alfalfa and
milo maize. _
At lippy Hear Tksitsr Next Wsek.
The Gilmor Brown Stock Co.
of nine people will play at the
Happy Hour Theater Monday,
Tuesday and Wednesday nights
of next week. New play every
night; carry their own scenery,
etc. This is a high class compa-
ny and gives high class plays.
joicing over the pleasant hours
spent in her home and the fine
dinner, which she served us.
Following is a list of the mem-
J. G. Chansey, Bigelow Hawks,
James L. White. Nick Puckett,
A. H. Dees, N. M. Faulkner,
Justin Dean. Homer B. Green,
0. Brown, J. A. Poindexter, Jim
McCall, J. B. Schmitt, W. Over-
holser.G.C arsey, W. R.Goodspeed,
D. A. Cameron, Jr., Pete Jacob-
son, L. Roberts, Roy Gipson, and
H. C. Baker. —One of ’em.
Alpine Delegation Here.
A delegation of Alpine’s repre-
sentative citizefis spent Tuesday
night here, having come over to
meet the receivers of the K. C.
M^. & 0. Ry. in regard to con-
tracts with them as to right-of-
way, bonus, etc. Following is
the personnel of the party: C.
A. Brown, president First Na-
tional bank; Benj. F. Berkeley,
president Alpine State bank: J.
D. Jackson, W. K. Shipman, J.
L. Crawford. Jim P. Wilson, F.
E. Gillett, W. J. Yates.
The recital last night at the
Happy Hour Theater by Mn.
Barry’s music pupils was grsstad
by a large and appreciative anil*
ence. A friend of Mrs. Barry
will give the important features ^
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